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Murray Shire CouncilPopulation forecast

Murray Shire Council

Non-private dwellings

168 people were estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Murray Shire Council in 2022.

Residential non-private dwellings include aged care facilities as well as defence force facilities, hospitals, prisons, staff quarters and boarding houses. As a general rule, an increase in people aged 18 to 24 living in non-private dwellings indicates a growth in student accommodation, defence force facilities or prisons. Similarly an increase in people aged over 75 living in non-private dwellings indicates growth in aged care facilities.

Persons in non-private dwellings
Murray Shire CouncilYearChange between 2016 and 2051
Area20162051Total changeAged 18 to 24 yearsAged 75+ years
Shire of Murray89348+2590+214
North Dandalup - Rural North00000
North Yunderup00000
Point Grey00000
Ravenswood North0135+1350+111
Rural South1717000
South Yunderup1010000
Stake Hill - Barragup - Nambeelup00000
West Pinjarra00000
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2051, prepared by .id (informed decisions), October 2020.

Key findings

There were 89 people estimated to be living in non-private dwellings in Murray Shire Council in 2016. The number of persons in non-private dwellings in Murray Shire Council is expected to increase to 169 persons in 2031 and to 348 persons in 2051.

The age structure of the population is an indicator of Murray Shire Council's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. The age structure of Murray Shire Council is indicative of the area’s era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for aged based services and facilities.

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